General Statement of Attend
ISF Group believes the Health and Safety of its employees are essential in order for a business to be successful. ISF Group aims to reduce the risk to employees, customers, and members of the public, through regular safety audits and through site-specific risk assessments. ISF Group believes that good Health and Safety procedures go hand in hand with productivity and quality standards.
From a legal side, ISF Group is committed to ensuring that the company complies with Health and Safety legislation where is reasonably practical. To ensure this legislation adheres the company will strive to go beyond the normal requirements of the Health and Safety policies.
The company’s general intentions are to:-
Consult with employees on matters affecting their health and safety.
Supply safe plant and equipment fit for purpose.
Give adequate training, information, and supervision for all employees on handling and safe use of substances.
Give training so employees are competent in the tasks they are required to carry out while in the workplace.
Provide a safe and healthy working environment.
Prevent accidents and work-related illnesses.
Organization for Health and Safety
The day-to-day responsibility for ensuring Health and Safety regulations are adhered to is that of company Managers and Supervisors.
It is the responsibility of the employee to communicate with Directors, Managers, and Supervisors on Health and Safety matters within the workplace.
Employees have a responsibility to:-
Report any faulty plant or equipment to their Manager or Supervisor
Take responsibility for themselves and others while at work
Report all accidents and Health and Safety matters to Managers or Supervisors.
In accordance with the management of Health and Safety at work Regulation 1999, the company will carry out risk assessments for all activities/tasks carried out by its employees.
The risk assessments will identify key areas including:-
The hazards involved while completing the task.
The person/s at risk of the hazard e.g. Young People, Pregnant women
The evaluation of the level of risk is based on outcome V’s likelihood of the hazard occurring.
Evaluate ways and actions that can be taken to minimize the risk.
The risk assessments will be carried out, reviewed, and revised by a fully competent person and kept in a paper format.
Training and induction to all staff will be conducted to employees prior to any work commencing for the company.
The inductions will be the responsibility of Managers and Supervisors.